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Building a Case for Connecting High-Quality Curricula and Team-Based Professional Learning

Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 12 p.m. Eastern

Deepen your understanding about the research and importance of integrating instructional materials and professional learning. Consider how schools and district leaders shift how learning teams are prioritized to focus more explicitly on instructional materials. Hear about the latest research confirming the importance of high-quality curriculum and instructional materials to impact equitable outcomes for students. Engage with experts on the subjects as well as other practitioners in the room. Learn about new research to support your efforts. Register now.

Participants will leave with:

  • A deepened understanding of the research and importance of institutionalizing coherent and aligned instructional materials;
  • Ways effective professional learning connects the implementation of high quality instructional materials; and
  • How effective teaching, professional learning, and curriculum resources are combined to achieve equity in schools.


FredBrownFrederick Brown, Deputy Executive Director of Learning Forward

Prior to joining Learning Forward, Fred served as a senior program office for the New York City based Wallace Foundation where he guided the work of several major grantees, including the Southern Regional Education Board; the Institute for Learning at the University of Pittsburgh; and the states of Ohio, Iowa, Wisconsin, Oregon, Kansas, and New Jersey.

tracycrowTracy Crow, Director of Communications for Learning Forward
In this position, Crow oversees the planning, creation, production, dissemination, and marketing of all Learning Forward products, including member newsletters, the association magazine, and books. As executive editor of the bimonthly magazine The Learning Professional, Crow works with authors and magazine staff to manage the day-to-day operations of the publication. Crow also contributes to the content development of the Learning Forward website and email communications. She works with Learning Forward's leadership team to develop the messaging and marketing vehicles for products and services.

Headshot-Sandra-2016-e1555890754365-circle​Sandra Alberti, Senior Fellow for Student Achievement Partners
Sandra joined Student Achievement Partners from the New Jersey Department of Education where she served as the Director of Academic Standards and as the Director of Math and Science Education. In these roles, Sandra was directly involved in state standards, assessment, and professional development policy and implementation strategies. Prior to working at the state level Sandra held several district-level positions including school superintendent, assistant superintendent of teaching and learning, principal, subject area supervisor and high school science teacher. She holds a bachelor's degree in Biology from Rutgers University and master's and doctorate degrees in Educational Leadership from Rowan University.

LindaMcMillan1[1]Linda McMillan, Assistant Principal with the District of Columbia Public Schools

  • LEAP (Learning together to Advance our Practice) Leader for Mathematics
  • Taught 4th grade, 8th grade, and High School
  • Served as Instructional Coach for Mathematics (Georgia & DC)

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